The 20 enjoyable, interactive classroom activities that are included will help your students understand the text in amusing ways. Fun Classroom Activities include group projects, games, critical thinking activities, brainstorming sessions, writing poems, drawing or sketching, and more that will allow your students to interact with each other, be creative, and ultimately grasp key concepts from the text by "doing" rather than simply studying.
1. Learn to Bake Cookies
Several characters bake cookies throughout the book. Vote on a favorite cookie and learn how to bake them as a class.
2. Make a Wish List
Mary Alice wants a horse for Christmas. Make a wish list of at least three things you would really like to receive as a gift for a special occasion.
3. Dress up as Santa Claus
Create a costume that might work well for a modern Santa Claus. Wear it to a costume party!
4. Design a Tree
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